Chennai: Former minister arrested for molesting actress Manikandan was shifted to Puzhal Central Jail after being found comfortable in the sub-jail. The jail department will take action against the policemen responsible.
The Malaysian actress has lodged a complaint with the police against Manikandan for allegedly cheating on her by promising her marriage and forcing her to have an abortion. The man, who was absconding, was nabbed from Bangalore on the 20th.
He has been remanded in judicial custody till July 2. Meanwhile, the court rejected his bail plea. Manikandan, who was lodged in the Saidapet sub-jail, was found to be getting luxury facilities in the jail.
When the jail authorities conducted a lightning inspection, it was found that Manikandan had provided facilities like AC, sofa and mobile phone in the jail. The jail department conducted the inspection. Manikandan was ordered to be shifted to Puzhal Central Jail. The DCP has also directed to take stern action against the policemen who provided luxury facilities to Manikandan. Recommended. It is learned that steps for this are in progress at the departmental level.
The last AIADMK. At the beginning of the ministry, IT Manikandan, who was a minister, was arrested by TTV. He was expelled in 2017 for joining Dinakaran.
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